Willms, Russell L.,
Born into Eternal Life on Friday, November 12th, 2021 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of Betsy (nee Goelzer) for 65 years. Dear father of Randy (Nancy). Brother of June Kah, Bernice Gorecki, and Judy (Roger) Longo. Brother-in-law of David (JoAnn) Goelzer, Karen Bahr, Daniel (Lynn) Goelzer, Mark (Linda) Goelzer, Lynne (David) Lemke, Judy Willms, and Maria Willms. Also survived by nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents Lester and Leona Willms, siblings Betty (Wilbur) Petzke, Shirley (Raymond) Wagner, Gerald Willms, and Ronald Willms.
Visitation will be held at ST. JOHN’S EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH, 10302 S. 27th ST, Oak Creek, on Friday, November 19th from 9-11am, followed by the funeral service at 11am. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery.
Russell was a retired employee of the City of Oak Creek Water Department, and enjoyed spending time at his home up north.
Memorials to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church appreciated.